[foh-lee-ey-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ liˈeɪ ʃən/
the act or process of putting forth leaves.
the state of being in leaf.
leaves or foliage.
Printing. the consecutive numbering of the folios or leaves, as distinguished from pages, of a manuscript or book.
the total number of such leaves.
Petrology. a form of lamination produced in rocks by metamorphism.
ornamentation with foliage, or an arrangement of foliage.
formation into thin sheets.
the application of foil to glass to make a mirror.
any decoration with foliage
the consecutive numbering of the leaves of a book
(geology) the arrangement of the constituents of a rock in leaflike layers, as in schists
1620s, from French foliation or formed in English from Latin foliatus (see foliate (v.)).
The set of layers visible in many metamorphic rocks as a result of the flattening and stretching of mineral grains during metamorphism.
[foh-lee-uh-cher] /ˈfoʊ li ə tʃər/ noun 1. a cluster of leaves; foliage.
[foh-lik, fol-ik] /ˈfoʊ lɪk, ˈfɒl ɪk/ adjective 1. of or derived from . adj. in reference to type of acid, 1941, coined from Latin folium “leaf” (see folio) + -ic. So called for its abundance in green leaves, such as those of spinach.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. a water-soluble vitamin that is converted to a coenzyme essential to purine and thymine biosynthesis: deficiency causes a form of anemia. /ˈfəʊlɪk; ˈfɒl-; ˈfəʊleɪt/ noun 1. any of a group of vitamins of the B complex, including pteroylglutamic acid and its derivatives: used in the treatment of megaloblastic anaemia Also called folacin […]
- Folic acid antagonists
folic acid antagonists pl.n. Modified pterins, such as aminopterin and amethopterin, that interfere with the action of folic acid and produce the symptoms of a folic acid deficiency.